How to start career in travel and tourism?

Posted by Travind Institute Of Travel And Tourism Management on November 18th, 2019

What to do after 12th? is a question of the confusing mind of every student. Some students have decided there career plans like mostly engineering or medical students. But some students still have confusion about what to do after 12th arts? Which career is good for me?
 Due to lack of proper career guidance students cant take proper decisions ultimately it will affect their professional life. So while choosing there career students must have to take into consideration what career has demand in the future and which provide me with employment opportunities.
 Yes for especially art students one of such career presents and that is a career in travel and tourism after 12th. To enter travel and tourism one must not require to pass any entrance or does not require any particular subject or marks criteria. Everyone who completed 12th education irrespective of the branch in which they belong can enter into this field.

Why a career in travel and tourism?

Travel and tourism is the fastest growing service sector with huge demand for workforce in it. Travel and tourism are responsible for 8 percent of employment opportunities for total employment. According to the survey travel and tourism sector created 41 million jobs in the year 2017 and will continue to increase up to 58 million jobs by 2025. This shows that students who are skilled will definitely grow in this profession.

Courses in travel and tourism after 12th

To do a career in any field one must require to take proper training of that field. To enter into travel and tourism sector many short term courses are present which can be pursued after 12th. These short term courses are professional courses which not only provide theoretical as well as practical knowledge but also provide 100% placement assistance.

Following are travel and tourism courses after 12th

  1. Diploma in travel and tourism
  2. Capsule course in travel and tourism
  3. IATA foundation courses
 Potential job opportunities in the travel and tourism sector
  • 1)Travel agency
  • Travel agent
  • Travel consultants
  • Travel insurance consultant
  • Sales reservation agents,
  • Visa executives etc.
    2) Government state & national tourism departments
    Tour guides
  • Public relations manager
  • Immigration consultant
  • Front office executive, etc
    3) Hospitality Industry
  • 4)Aviation industry:
  • Ground staff
  • Operation manager
  • Ticketing staff, etc

    5) Travel companies
  • Itinerary Planner
  • International travel consultant
  • Travel product designer
  • Tour manager, etc

    6) Travel Entrepreneurship

7) Travel blogger

Salary in the travel and tourism sector

The travel and tourism sector pays handsomely with other benefits and perks also. The salary depends upon the experience and positions of candidates. For instance, the average salary of a travel agent is around Rs. 3 lakhs per annum. For tour manager salary range would be from 2.5lakhs to 5 lakhs per annum.

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